Travelling to Stewart Island

Transport options to Stewart Island are either by ferry or flight. 

Ferries depart from Bluff and fixed-wing aircraft depart from Invercargill Airport.

The ferry crossing takes approximately one hour; flights take approximately 15-20 minutes.

With daily direct flights into Invercargill from Wellington and Christchurch, and connecting flights from Auckland, getting to Stewart Island couldn’t be easier.  If you prefer road travel, why not sit back and let someone else drive.  There are daily coach connections to Invercargill from Dunedin, Te Anau, Queenstown and Christchurch and many more locations in-between!